Transportation system for 8 Arctic countries (railways and roads) (2010)

Based on the Global 1,000,000 Basic Geographic Data (2010) of the Resource and Environment Science Data Center of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the railway and highway networks of Arctic countries (USA, Canada, Russia, Norway (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands), Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland) are extracted via ArcGIS. The data are stored separately by nation. The data format is the .shp format of ArcGIS, and the projection mode is GCS_WGS_1984. The railway network data are from, and the highway network data are from

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YANG Linsheng. Transportation system for 8 Arctic countries (railways and roads) (2010). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2018. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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